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Pet Shedding

Just as the falling and sprouting of leaves is seasonal, so is an animal’s shedding process. As the days get shorter, more leaves are on the ground… and more of your pet’s fur is on the floor. On the other hand, increasing day length in the spring stimulates hair growth. Cats and dogs that are […]

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Pet Winter Safety

Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, and windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, or even fatal if pets are kept outside for too long. By understanding the hazards of winter weather and how long to stay outside safely, however, every pet owner can help their cats and dogs enjoy time […]

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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips for your Pets

While Yuletide treats, gifts and holiday bouquets are probably making their way out of your home, the season isn’t over just yet. There’s still one more holiday we are counting down the days to, so before you break out the noisemakers and champagne, read these tips to prepare for a fun and safe New Year’s […]

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Safety Tips for our Pets this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities, but nothing can spoil good cheer like an emergency trip to the veterinary clinic. Even if you are vigilant all year with your pets, it’s easy to get distracted with the extra responsibilities and extra people […]

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Safety Tips for your Pet for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but also a time for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they are sick or lost. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday. Travel Concerns Whether you take your pets with you […]

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Dog Behavior: Barking

Most dogs bark, and while barking can sometimes be a behavioral concern it is a natural part of a dog’s daily life. This is not to say that you shouldn’t worry about problem barking, or that nothing can be done to solve it. While there are some dogs that just bark now and then, barking […]

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